Ideally, total cholesterol should be below 150 and LDL below 70. The higher your total and LDL, the higher your risk for heart disease. It’s that simple.
The president of the American College of Cardiology advocates a plant-based diet as part of shifting heart disease treatment from “event” to “prevent” focused.
Video of the largest photo taken by NASA which shows just part of a nearby galaxy. That part has 100 million stars. Our galaxy, The Milky Way, has at least 100 billion stars. The universe has at at least 100 billion galaxies.
Additional evidence from a newly published study that eating a very low-fat, 100% whole-food plant-based diet is beneficial for those with cardiovascular disease. And 89% of the patients in this study were adherent, meaning that it was not that difficult to follow. Most patients feel empowered that they can do something to vastly reduce the chances of further cardiac events, rather than feeling deprived for all the unhealthy foods they no longer eat.
from The Journal of Family Practice, July, 2014, Vol. 63, No. 7
Work done on the OSU CEOAS research vessel Oceanus
I met and chatted with Dr. Greger at the Engine 2 Retreat in Portland in April, 2014.
This is similar to what I’d like to build someday as our guest “house”
Demian Bailey, Project Manager, talks about the Regional Class Research Vessel project at Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences